Dietary fat is an important part of a healthy diet and are particularly important for our eyes, skin and brain. Whilst most fats are important to have in your diet, unsaturated fats can contribute to healthy cholesterol levels.
It’s advised to consume the following fats in small quantities, daily:
We recommend reducing your intake of saturated, or trans fat, consumption. These can contribute to high cholesterol levels, which is a risk factor of heart disease.
To reduce saturated and trans fat in the diet, you could do the following:
The Heart Foundation have collated a great range of delicious recipes for all occasions. With a collection of recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, desserts and even condiments – they prove that eating heart healthy foods doesn’t have to mean a bland and boring menu (1).
If you’re feeling overwhelmed with information or are curious about how you can incorporate a healthier menu into your lifestyle - Bonnie can provide you with specific information around the appropriate amounts and types of fats to consume daily. She can teach you how to read the, often confusing, labels so you can choose the foods that are best for you and your family.
If you would like to reduce your risk of heart disease through lifestyle changes, book at appointment our Dietitian, Bonnie or one of our expert team of Physiotherapists to get you moving towards the most optimal version of you.
Pain is a complex experience and no two people are alike. 20% of the Australian population is suffering from chronic pain, and yet, our community still struggles to understand what that means. This blog explains the definition and contributing factors of pain, and asks us to consider what pain science research has taught us through the 21st century.
We often see hip pain in our sporting and working clients, that stems from a tear in the acetabular labrum. Our Physio, Myotherapy and Dietetics team work collaboratively to best understand, assess and manage this injury. Commonly, we see this injury present in our dancers, footballers and soccer players.